Dr. Emma Starritt BSc PhD MBBS FACD. 

Dr. Emma Starritt graduated from Medicine at the University of Sydney in 2002.  Her undergraduate medical training was completed at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, during which time she published a number of important papers on the subject of malignant melanoma.  Dr. Starritt was awarded the Sir John Loewenthal Prize and the Robert Scott Skirving Memorial Prize by the Dean of Medicine at the University of Sydney, and the 2002 Young Investigator Award at the 3rd International Sentinel Node Congress held in Yokohama, Japan for this work. 

Dr. Starritt has a background in research and academia.  Prior to studying medicine, she completed a Bachelor of Science with first class honours in 1993 from the University of Melbourne.  She then completed a PhD in 1998, having worked at the prestigious Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, and also in Canada.  She has been a lecturer in both the medical and physiotherapy courses at The University of Melbourne. 

Dr. Starritt completed her internship and residency at Liverpool and St Vincent’s hospitals respectively.  She commenced specialist training in surgery initially, working as a surgical registrar where she gained valuable experience in plastic and reconstructive surgery.  She began her specialist training in dermatology in 2006, and has worked at the Royal North Shore, Concord, Westmead, and Prince of Wales hospitals, in addition to both The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, and Sydney Children’s Hospital. 

Dr Starritt competed her training in 2009 to become a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists.